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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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motorboatmo‧tor‧boat /ˈməʊtəbəʊt $ ˈmoʊtərboʊt/ noun [countable]  TTWa small fast boat with an engine
Examples from the Corpus
motorboatWhen crew raised an alarm, he climbed down and escaped in a motorboat.When he opened the door downstairs, he heard the roar of a motorboat leaving from the boathouse at the back.The official was convicted of criminal damage for ramming the craft with a motorboat, then whacking it with a shovel.The Grand Canal was wider than she'd anticipated, teeming with water-buses and motorboats, barges and gondolas.Commandos would land from the destroyer and from coastal forces motorboats in small assault parties, demolition squads, and protection parties.Richie, who always lay on his back, produced a sound similar to the underwater gurgling of an old motorboat.Before leaving, we lowered one of our motorboats to circle the area.
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